Gardner ear trumpet, 19th century

Subject

Gardner
Ear trumpet
Brass

Abstract

Large Gardner ear trumpet. Ear trumpet has bowl shaped area with tapering tube extending to ear piece. Green-brown in color.

Creator

Gardner

Date Created

19th century

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Warren Anatomical Museum: 20191

Format

object

Extent

1 ear trumpet

Medium

Medical Equipment

Type

physical object

Identifier

Warren Anatomical Museum Catalog Number: 20191

Provenance

This Gardner ear trumpet was created in the 19th century in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was owned by James Cotter, who kept it in his personal collection. In 2008, Mr. Cotter's wife, Mrs. James Holland Cotter, donated this porringer and other medical instruments and paraphernalia to the Warren Anatomical Museum.

Original Format

Ear trumpet

Physical Dimensions

10.25 W x 36 D x 4 H cm

Files

Citation

Gardner, “Gardner ear trumpet, 19th century,” Center for the History of Medicine: OnView, accessed September 23, 2017, http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/17346.

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